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Episode 163: Who you gonna call?

insidelearning of course, as we root out some more zombie ideas (although horror fans might not forgive us for mixing up ghosts and zombies, but we can’t take either them or ourselves too seriously). A couple of quick news items to ‘kick off’ with:  ‘Ofsted warns secondary school progress ‘stalled’” Link here  “Primary 1-3 class […]

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Episode 147: Please, Mr Postman

Letters are being written, and delivered -oh yeah! Including one to Dr Schleicher. In Matthew’s absence Bill and Steve bring the show home in good time, hitting the sub 45 minute mark – wait and see!.  Tonight Bill and Steve chew over the education news and return to some on-going themes, such as concerns about […]

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Episode 131: Some like it warm

Tonight we are delighted to be joined by Vivienne Brown who has a distinguished CV in the field of careers education and advice.  A field that Matthew and I are rather ignorant about, but are now much more enlightened after this interesting conversation!  You can read more about Vivienne’s work and experience on her websites […]

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Episode 114: Neurosceptic

Unfortunately, Alison could not join us tonight, held up by work, so we riff through some topics that catch our eye.  The conversation is dominated by the theme of neuromyths and our forlorn hope that learning styles might have been the route to some pedagogical nirvana.  A journey we undertook in good faith, but there’s […]

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Episode 40 The parahippocampus in the room?

Grandad returns to bring some order and wisdom to the young pups debate as we talk about the latest educational news.  Sadly he couldn’t prevent Matthew’s Italian earworm (earache?) and we’ll be ordering capucinos in our sleep. Steve returns briefly to some thoughts about the riots and its aftermath, some interesting research and a more […]

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